SPIDER DANCE: celebrating the transgressive lives & performances of Fanny Kelly & Lola Montez

PREPARE TO BE HORSEWHIPPED! Come on a fantastical journey through the lives and loves, romances and revolutions, and conquests of one of the great women of the nineteenth century, and the woman who was her muse. Fanny Kelly ran London’s first drama school from her Royalty Theatre in Soho. Her cross-dressed performances enthralled and appalledContinue reading “SPIDER DANCE: celebrating the transgressive lives & performances of Fanny Kelly & Lola Montez”

John Ingledew’s ‘Streets of Light’ exhibiting at The French House | My Soho Times

Street of Light: An exhibition of photographs of Soho from the 70s and 80s by John Ingledew I happened to be at the right place at the right time when I ran into John Ingledew at Mark Powell’s Bespoke Tailoring shop on Marshall Street. John handed me a brochure of his latest exhibition ‘Streets ofContinue reading “John Ingledew’s ‘Streets of Light’ exhibiting at The French House | My Soho Times”

A Sneak Peak at What’s Inside the My Soho Times Winter Issue!

Less than a week to go before we kick off with not just one – but two launch events to celebrate our official ‘coming out‘ with the release of the My Soho Times Winter issue! Here’s a peak at what you can expect to find inside…

Soho x Talk at Wagamama October Social

We ended October on a high with an official coming out of the closet for our very first networking social! Soho x Talk (Soho Times Talk) is the events branch of My Soho Times where we organise networking socials for members, in restaurants and business venues around Soho, starting each event with a panel talkContinue reading “Soho x Talk at Wagamama October Social”

The Soho Girl in conversation with Shuck ‘N’ Jive co-writer and cast

I arranged to meet with the co-writer, Cassiopeia Berkeley-Agyepong and cast, Olivia Onyehara and Tanisha Spring, for a conversation which delves a little deeper into the process of writing the piece, and using comedy to display everyday racial inadequacies very much alive in the theatre industry…

Out of excuses: Shuck ‘N’ Jive spotlights the racial inadequacies in the theatre industry

Writer and theatre lover Rosario Blue shares her take on Shuck ‘N’ Jive currently showing at the Soho Theatre.

Shida is the theatrical magic London needs to see!

All the way from across the pond, broadway star and Gospel sensation Jeannette Bayardelle – writer and performer, and director Andy Sandberg bring Shida to London. Showing at the Vaults Theatre, I made my way to Waterloo on opening night by invitation of Mr London, Talentbanq’s CEO Ray Jones. The show had such an impactContinue reading “Shida is the theatrical magic London needs to see!”

All you need to know about Soho Media Club: London’s most diverse networking club for media professionals

Underpinned by monthly meetups in a secret Soho location, the club brings together passionate people with stories to share. “You never know where your next inspiring moment will come from and that’s the beauty of Soho Media Club” says co-founder, Tom Witkowski. Since its launch in July 2019, members network Soho Media Club has attractedContinue reading “All you need to know about Soho Media Club: London’s most diverse networking club for media professionals”